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US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The bleak milestone, by far the highest confirmed death toll from the virus in the world, was reported by Johns Hopkins, based on figures supplied by state health authoritiesMORE

More than 50 in Providence schools told to quarantine

More than 50 in Providence schools told to quarantine

Providence Schools report that after three high school students tested positive for the coronavirus during last week’s first week of school, 45 students and 11 teachers are being told to quarantine for 14 days, according to a spokeswoman. MORE

Rhode Island looks to head off flu-coronavirus double threat

Rhode Island looks to head off flu-coronavirus double threat

Rhode Island already has one of the nation’s highest flu vaccination rates, but the goal this fall and winter is to boost it so hospitals don’t get overwhelmed while the coronavirus remains a potent threat, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday. MORE

Governor: School will look very different this fall

Governor: School will look very different this fall

Outdoor classes under tents, designated seats on the school bus, and lunch in the classroom are just some of the changes Rhode Island children might notice when they return to school later this month, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday. MORE

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